ERIC Number: ED102548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Science Fiction: The Academic Awakening.
McNelly, Willis E., Ed.
This book provides background information on science fiction for teachers of English at any level who are approaching science fiction for the first time. Contents are: an introduction by W.E. McNelly; "SF in the Classroom" by J. Williamson; "Second Thoughts on the Course in Science Fiction" by M.R. Hillegas; "Flatland and Beyond: Characterization in Science Fiction" by J.W. Hipolito; "Social Science Fiction" by L.E. Stover; "Towards a Definition of Anti-Utopian Literature" by A.J. Stupple; "Science and Science Fiction" by G. Benford; "The Origins of the Species" by B. Aldiss; "The Term Defined" by H. Harrison; "A Few (Hopefully Final) Words about 'The New Wave'" by H. Ellison; "What It Means to Write Science Fiction" by J. Boyd; "Who Is an SF Writer?" by P.K. Dick; "SF Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography" by T.D. Clareson; "Science Fiction Awards" by W.E. McNelly; "The British SF Scene" by W.E. McNelly; and notes on contributors. (JM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Characterization, Creative Writing, English Instruction, Essays, Fantasy, Fiction, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Science Fiction
The College English Association, Centenary College of Louisiana, P.O. Box 4188, Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, ($2.00 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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